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Regulation

Scarcely anyone interests himself in social problems without being led to do so by the desire to see reforms enacted. In almost all cases, before anyone begins to study the science, he has already decided on definite reforms that he wants to put through. Only a few have the strength to accept the knowledge that these reforms are impracticable and to draw all the inferences from it. Most men endure the sacrifice of the intellect more easily than the sacrifice of their daydreams. They cannot bear that their Utopias should run aground on the unalterable necessities of human existence. What they yearn for is another reality different from the one given in this world…. They wish to be free of a universe of whose order ...
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